ColumnStyle.Width Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets the width value for a column.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public float Width { get; set; }
/** @property */
public float get_Width ()

/** @property */
public void set_Width (float value)

public function get Width () : float

public function set Width (value : float)

Property Value

The preferred width, in pixels or percentage, depending on the SizeType property.

Exception typeCondition


The value is less than 0 when setting this property.

The width parameter will take on different meanings depending on the SizeType property.

sizeType value

width interpretation


The preferred column width in pixels (fractional portion ignored).


Not applicable—the width parameter is ignored.


The preferred column width as a percentage of the containing table.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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